Blog Archives - Yacht Tracker for iPhone/iPad

IOS 7 look and cheaper messaging!

Version 3.1 of Yachtie is now available, and it brings a fresh IOS7 look and feel as well as changes to Yachtie Broadcast System licensing. The Yachtie broadcast system is a feature of Yachtie that makes it simple to stay in touch with your family, friends, fleet, yacht club or owners association. It’s like VHF, […]

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Yachtie v2 for IOS5 now retired

With IOS7 just days away, it seemed the right time to retire the old ‘Yachtie v2 (Legacy)’ app, which was a cut down version of the main Yachtie app designed so that people with iPhone 3G and original iPad could still use Yachtie. If you had a ‘legacy’ device with Yachtie on it, it will […]

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OnboardOnline reviews Yachtie

The kind folks at OnboardOnline have published a review of Yachtie this week. If you’re constantly on the go, moving between regions of the world, it’s nice to be able to track it in some way. This can be especially important for those of us that spend our lives adrift. Whatever the motivation – logistical, […]

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Yachtie supporting RNLI

I’m doing a little extra to support the RNLI this year, as well as brushing up on my sailing skills… I’m taking the STCW Personal Survival Techniques course at RNLI College. I’ll be using the same wave pool used to train our lifeboat crews, and it is supposed to be one of the most realistic […]

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Screenshots updated

I’ve updated the screenshots page to show the latest version of Yachtie. The shots are taken on iPhone 5, as Yachtie is now fully optimised to take advantage of the larger screen.

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Nearly 1000 devices using Yachtie now

The last 6 weeks have seen an explosion in the number of people using Yachtie, and we are now fast approaching our first milestone of 1000 registered devices. Not bad for a sailing app launched at the end of the sailing season when most people are busy winterising their boats! The app seems especially popular […]

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Yachtie updates available

Yachtie v3.0.1 is now available in the App Store. This is a minor update which updates the help page, as well as fixing a couple of bugs. Yachtie (Legacy) 2.0.2 for IOS5 devices has also been updated to fix a crash on startup that some people were experiencing as well as adding the help prompts […]

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Which version of Yachtie do I need?

With the release of Apple’s IOS 6 and iPhone 5, there are now TWO versions of Yachtie on the App Store. If you have previously downloaded the old version and want the latest features (like Yachtie Broadcast System) then please download the new Yachtie app which is optimised for IOS 6. The old Legacy Yachtie app […]

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Yachtie v3 now available

Version 3 of Yachtie is now available on the App Store. This version adds the Yachtie Broadcast System, which lets you send messages to your family and friends. It works a bit like VHF. You simply create a ‘channel’ and share it with your friends. When you broadcast a message on that channel, it will […]

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Yachtie 2.0.1 now available

Yay, Apple have approved Yachtie v2.0.1 which fixes a couple of minor bugs for IOS 5 users. Boo, I asked them to review the new version 3.0.0 for IOS 6 first so you’ll have to wait a bit longer before being able to upgrade to the latest and greatest version if you are an IOS […]

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Yachtie for iphoneYachtie was created by keen Yachtie, Rob Woodgate.

Rob enjoys cruising the Solent with his family in their Legend 38.

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